March 8 - 12, 2015
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA USA

Short Courses

Skill-Building Courses

The 2015 Short Course Program offers skill-building training for laboratory professionals that will add significant value to their Pittcon experience.

Many attendees have stated that participation in Short Courses is the primary factor that justifies their attendance at Pittcon year after year. Courses are taught by experienced professionals who are experts in their fields.

For most courses, a laptop computer is recommended.

2015 Short Courses
Short Courses vary in length from 1/2 day to 2 days, and range from beginner to advanced courses.

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Short Course Dates:
March 7 – 12, 2015

Short Course Times:
Full Day: 8:30am – 5:00pm
AM Session: 8:30am – 12:00pm
PM Session: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

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Short Course Fees

2 Days

$960 Until 2/20/15

1 1/2 Days

$735 Until 2/20/15

1 Day

$500 Until 2/20/15

1/2 Day

$270 Until 2/20/15

Cancellation / Refund Policy
  • If you decide to cancel your Conference registration, the amount paid less a $25 cancellation fee will be refunded. In addition, Short Course cancellations made by February 20, 2015, will be issued a full refund less a $25 processing fee for each course cancelled.
  • Short Course cancellations made between February 20 and March 7, 2015, will incur a $100 administrative charge per course, only if the short course notes were NOT DOWNLOADED.
  • If short course notes ARE DOWNLOADED between February 20 and March 7, course changes or refunds WILL NOT BE PROCESSED.
  • Conference registration and Short Course cancellations will not be refunded after March 7, 2015. All cancellations are subject to separate fees.
Special Discounts

Free Registration
Take three (3) PAID (does not include free) Short Courses and receive free conference registration.

Group Discounts
Purchase three (3) regular conferee registrations and get one (1) registration FREE. Applies only to conferee registrations made at $175 (early discount) or $350 (full price). Not applicable for student registrations and cannot be combined with any other discount.

Group registrations must be completed during one online session in order to receive the FREE registration. If you have any questions or need assistance with group registrations, please email registration@pittcon.org or call 888-676-7970 (or 801-676-7970 internationally).

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Pittcon Expo
Attend the premier laboratory science equipment expo.
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Wallace H. Coulter
Kick-off Pittcon 2015 with Dr. Naomi J. Halas on Sunday, March 8.
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